MINISTER of Health Sylvia Masebo has noted with delight efforts are being made through the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) to ensure that Africa produces 70% of all its vaccine needs by 2040. Speaking during a high level meeting and launch of the Continental Framework for Mortality Surveillance, Monday, Masebo said member states had benefited greatly from the Africa CDC as was observed during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Let me take this opportunity to acknowledge the leadership of the acting Director of the Africa CDC, Dr Ahmed E. Ogwell Ouma, and the dedication and professionalism of the entire Africa CDC team during this COVID-19 pandemic. As a specialized technical agency of the African Union that aims to support African Union Member…...

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